Spotify’s Sean Parker and Daniel Ek Make Music — And Some Noise: The Full D10 Interview (Video)

They stream the songs that make the whole world sing.

Sean Parker and Daniel Ek on Apple, Playlists and the End of the CD: The D10 Highlights (Video)

CD’s aren’t cool. You know what’s cool? Playlists.

Trying Out a Revamped Myspace

Katie reviews the revamped Myspace, with its focus on topics in popular culture, including television, music, movies, celebrities and comedy.

Microsoft Reaches for the Sky With Its Kin Phone

Finally, after years of churning out corporate-centric smartphones, Microsoft has designed a homegrown, cool and truly consumer-focused mobile device. Katie reviews the Kin.

For the iPad, Apps With Their Own Wow Factor

The iPad is spawning a new type of tablet-specific app designed to make the most of the large touch screen.

A Clicker To Watch TV Online

Katherine Boehret looks at, which helps viewers find their favorite shows online faster.


His Ipod Is in Denial

Here is the latest comic from our Joy of Tech friends at Geek Culture, Nitrozac and Snaggy. Joy of Tech appears three times a week in the Voices section of this site. (Click on the image to see a bigger version.)

Napster: Don’t Hold Your Breath Waiting for Our Awesome New iPhone App

Napster says it has an awesome new iPhone app that will let you stream music directly to your phone–just like the one Apple approved for Spotify, the superhyped service you can’t even get in the U.S. yet. But Napster says you won’t be able to use its app anytime soon, and it blames the big bad music labels.

Another Music Start-Up Sued: EMI Takes Grooveshark to Court

Digital music start-ups seem to come in two flavors these days: Those being sued by the major music labels and those with expensive licensing deals they can’t afford. But for some reason, plucky Grooveshark, which runs a very nice, free streaming music service, has stayed out of both of those buckets until now. I’ve confirmed that EMI Music Group is suing the site–whose motto is “Play any song in the world, for free!”–for copyright violation.

Ticketmaster CEO Irving Azoff: How to Make Money While Music Becomes “Demonetized”

As a longtime music executive and talent manager, Irving Azoff has had to find a way to work with everyone from inebriated rock stars to David Geffen. But he’s never had to placate Washington, D.C. before. But that’s what Azoff needs to do in order to pull off the deal of a lifetime: A merger between his Ticketmaster Entertainment, which dominates the ticketing business, and Live Nation, which dominates the live concert business. When Azoff isn’t busy trying to convince people that the merger doesn’t violate antitrust regulations, or running his ticketing company, he manages the careers of everyone from the Eagles to Christina Aguilera. Note the one thing in the music business he doesn’t spend time on: Selling recorded music.

National Semi Chips Away at Workforce

Google Answers the iPhone

iPhone 2.1: The Fix Is In